Simon Delestre and Penelope Leprevost one-two in Antwerp.

The French representatives seized the podium for the second race in Longines Global Champions Tour at Antwerp. Eric Lamaze tenth and Latino Leader Marlon Módolo Zanotelli Ranking in 11th. (Photo © Stefano Grasso)


The second class with World Ranking points of the third sleeve in the Longines Global Champions Tour, had a French rule in the first two positions.

While the winner was the world No. 1 Simon Delestre, sidesaddle Penelope Leprevost had strong fight for second place, which ultimately share thanks to a tie with the fast Irish Bertram Allen. Delestre presented with the 12-year-old stallion Qlassic Bois Margot (l’Arc de Triomphe x Galoubet A) to win 80 points World Ranking points with the first place, completing the jump-off in a clear round and time of 38.37 seconds.

The draw of the second was presented to mark the same time of 38.39 seconds, just 2 hundredths of a second above the winner, with honors division between Leprevost with 11- year-old stallion Vagabond de la Pomme (Vigo d’Arsouilles x For Pleasure) and Allen with 18-year-old stallion Romanov (Heartbreaker x Fedor).

The Pan American and Latin delegation was the winner of the first class of the week Eric Lamaze of Canada in tenth place with the same mare that take victory Fine Lady 5 (Forsyth x Drosselklang II) closing the tiebreaker, where retired in the decisive round. Meanwhile the Brazilian Marlon Módolo Zanotelli, Latino Ranking leader escorting Lamaze in the positions table in 11th place with Extra van Essene (Diamant de Semilly x Gotthardsen) penalized 1 fault to exceed the regular time round. They closed by Latinos Daniel Bluman of Colombia in 28th with 8 faults.


Final Results